verb \ˈrōm\

: to go to different places without having a particular purpose or plan

Full Definition of ROAM

intransitive verb
:  to go from place to place without purpose or direction :  wander
:  to travel purposefully unhindered through a wide area <cattle roaming in search of water>
:  to use a cellular phone outside one's local calling area <roaming charges>
transitive verb
:  to range or wander over
roam noun
roam·er noun

Examples of ROAM

  1. The cattle roamed in search of water.
  2. Goats roam free on the mountain.
  3. He roamed about in search of work.
  4. The chickens are able to roam around freely in the farmyard.
  5. We roamed around town for a while before dinner.
  6. She liked to roam through the woods.

Origin of ROAM

Middle English romen
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ROAM


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